Hans Bruyninckx

Executive Director of the European Environment Agency

Hans Bruyninckx is a political scientist and international relations scholar specialized in international environmental governance and European environmental politics.

Since 2023 he has headed the European Environment Agency. While in this position, he is on leave from his posts as Professor of International Relations and Global Environmental Governance. His academic expertise lies primarily in the field of European and international environmental policy, studying the effects of globalization on the global governance of environmental issues and sustainable development.